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1. A prismatic beam of length 1 and fixed at both ends carries a uniformly distributed load. The distance of points of contraflexure from either end is _____.
0.2071
0.2111
0.2771
0.251
2. A simply supported beam of length 1 carries a load varying uniformly from zero at left end to maximum at right end. The maximum bending moment occurs at a distance of _____.
1/V3 from left end
1/3 from left end
1/V3 from right end
1/3 from right end
3. A portion of a beam between two sections is said to be in pure bending when there is _____.
constant bending moment and zero shear force
constant shear force and zero bending moment
constant bending moment and constant shear force
none of the above
4. The ratio of width to depth of a strongest beam that can be cut out of a cylindrical log of wood is _____.
1/2
1/V2
1/3
2/3
5. ______ Of the several prismatic beams of equal lengths, the strongest in flexure is the one having maximum
moment of inertia
section modulus
tensile strength
area of cross-section
6. _____ Of the two prismatic beams of same material, length and flexural strength, one is circular and other is square in cross-section. The ratio of weights of circular and square beams is
1.118
1.342
1.000
0.793
7. A flitched beam consists of a wooden joist 150 mm wide and 300 mm deep strengthened by steel plates 10 mm thick and 300 mm deep one on either side of the joist. If modulus of elasticity of steel is 20 times that of wood, then the width of equivalent wooden section will be ___.
150 mm
350 mm
500 mm
550 mm
8. A beam of rectangular cross-section is 100 mm wide and 200 mm deep. If the section is subjected to a shear force of 20 kN, then the maximum shear stress in the section is _____.
1 N/mm2
1.125 N/mm2
1.33 N/mm2
1.5 N/mm2
9. A beam of square cross-section with side 100 mm is placed with one diagonal vertical. If the shear force acting on the section is 10 kN, the maximum shear stress is ______.
1 N/mm2
1.125 N/mm2
2 N/mm2
2.25 N/mm2
10. A prismatic bar when subjected to pure bending assumes the shape of _____.
catenary
cubic parabola
quadratic parabola
arc of a circle
11. A beam of triangular cross section is placed with its base horizontal. The maximum shear stress intensity in the section will be _____.
at the neutral axis
at the base
above the neutral axis
below the neutral axis
12. A beam of uniform strength has at every cross-section same
bending moment
bending stress
deflection
stiffness
13. For no torsion, the plane of bending should ______.
be parallel to one of the principal axes
pass through shear centre of section
pass through neutral axis of the section
pass through centre of gravity of the section
14. Two beams, one of circular cross-section and other of square cross-section, have equal areas of cross-section. If subjected to bending
circular section is more economical
square section is more economical
both sections are equally strong
both sections are equally stiff
15. The portion, which should be removed from top and bottom of a circular cross section of diameter d in order to obtain maximum section modulus, is _____.
0.01 d
0.1 d
0.011 d
0.11 d
16. A beam of overall length / rests on two simple supports with equal overhangs on both sides. Two equal loads act at the free ends. If the deflection at the centre of the beam is the same as at either end, then the length of either overhang is ______.
0 152 1
0.207 1
0.252 1
0.277 1
17. A beam ABC rests on simple supports at A and B with BC as an overhang. D is centre of span AB. If in the first case a concentrated load P acts at C while in the second case load P acts at D, then the
deflection at D in the first case will be equal to the deflection at C in the second case
deflection at C in the first case is equal to the deflection at D in the second case
deflection at D in the first case will always be smaller than the deflection at C in the second case
deflection at D in the first case will always be greater than the deflection at C in the second case
18. If the deflection at the free end of a uniformly loaded cantilever beam is 15mm and the slope of the deflection curve at the free end is 0.02 radian, then the length of the beam is _____.
0.8 m
1 m
1.2 m
1.5m
19. If the deflection at the free end of a uniformly loaded cantilever beam of length 1 m is equal to 7.5 mm, then the slope at the free end is _____.
0.01 radian
0.015 radian
0.02 radian
none of the above
20. A cantilever beam carries a uniformly distributed load from fixed end to the centre of the beam in the first case and a uniformly distributed load of same intensity from centre of the beam to the free end in the second case. The ratio of deflections in the two cases is ____.
1/2
3/11
5/24
7/41
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